Tamena Strickland was taken into custody late Friday for the 2 p. The shooting, which took place at a home in Portland's Concordia neighborhood, also injured two women.
Diante Strickland identified the two adult women as another sister and Deante's grandmother. Their injuries are not considered life-threatening, according to police.
Tamena Strickland has been charged with one count of murder and two counts of attempted murder. She was booked into Multnomah County Detention Center just after p.
Portland Police Department via Multnomah County Sheriff Tamena Strickland, 30, was charged with murder and two counts of attempted murder for allegedly killing her brother, Deante, a former college basketball player, and shooting her sister and grandmother in Portland, Ore. Eyewitness Kenneth Carter told KATU he was driving down the street when Deante tried to get his attention apparently moments after the shooting.
A special teammate, friend and family member. He will be missed more than we can possibly imagine today.
He will forever be remembered for his character, determination and warm smile. Our prayers go out to his family and friends. The point guard played in 34 games and started 10 as a junior, averaging 7.
As a senior, he averaged 7 points and 2. He was a social science major and said in his school bio he wanted to be a sports agent.